• Intellectual Property
  • California
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  • Intellectual Property
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California
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SuperSpeed v. Oracle CorporationDefending Oracle against allegations of infringement of three patents concerning data caching, clustering, and database technologies.  Mangosoft v. Oracle CorporationDefending Oracle against allegations of infringement of two patents concerning data caching, clustering, and database technologies.  Oracle International v. MangosoftRepresenting Oracle in patent infringement suit concerning internet and software technology.  Beckman Coulter, Inc. v. Applera Corp.Defending Applera against allegations of infringement of three patents concerning capillary electrophoresis and PCR technologies.  Boston Scientific Corp. v. MicrusRepresenting Micrus in multi-patent litigation concerning medical devices and techniques for treating brain aneurysms. Defending Micrus against allegations of infringement of two Boston Scientific patents, and representing Micrus in its claims against Boston Scientific for patent infringement, antitrust violations, disparagement, interference with prospective economic advantage, and unlawful and unfair business practices.  Dynacore Holdings Corp. v. U.S. Phillips Corp., et al.Defended Matsushita and JVC against allegations of patent infringement by their “Firewire” camcorder and PC technologies. Achieved summary judgment of non-infringement, dismissing the suit before fact discovery had completed. This decision was affirmed in full by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Alcatel Internetworking, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.Represented Cisco in this multi-patent litigation concerning networking devices, software, and protocols. Defended Cisco against seven Alcatel patents, and represented Cisco in its claims against Alcatel for infringement of eleven Cisco patents.  Novadigm, Inc. v. Marimba, Inc.Defended Marimba in patent infringement suit related to internet software delivery technology.  Beck Systems, Inc. v. Marimba, Inc.Defended Marimba in patent infringement suit related to internet software delivery technology.  Timeline v. Oracle CorporationDefended Oracle in patent infringement suit related to database software.  Timeline v. Hyperion SolutionsDefended Hyperion in patent infringement suit related to database software.  National Semiconductor Corp. v. Micrel, Inc.Represented National Semiconductor against Micrel for infringement of five National Semiconductor patents related to transistor design, bandgap reference design, and semiconductor manufacturing processes.  Datapoint v. Cisco SystemsDefended Cisco in patent infringement action involving Fast Ethernet LAN technology. Summary judgment of non-infringement entered for Cisco and other co-defendants.  Lucent Technologies v. Cisco SystemsDefended Cisco in multi-jurisdictional patent infringement dispute with 22 patents involving network technology.  Immersion v. Sony Computer Entertainment AmericaDefended Sony Computer Entertainment in patent infringement action involving haptics technology.  Timeline v. Lawson SoftwareDefended Lawson in patent infringement action involving database software.  Hyperion Solutions v. Gentia plcRepresented Hyperion in patent litigation involving multidimensional database software technology.  Oki America v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM EricssonDefended Oki in patent infringement action involving CDMA digital cellular technology.  Harris Corp. v. Oki AmericaDefended Oki in patent infringement action involving cellular technology and integrated circuits. Read-Rite Corp. v. TDK Corp.Defended Read-Rite in patent infringement action involving disk drive technology.  Cinebase Software Inc. v. Media Guaranty Trust Inc.Defended Media Guaranty and officer defendants in trade secret case seeking preliminary and permanent injunctions against the company’s business.  Comshare, Inc. v. Arbor SoftwareDefended Arbor in breach of contract and business tort case.
Education
Santa Clara University
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San Diego State University
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Professional Associations
California State Bar # 183863
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Latham & Watkins
140 Scott Dr
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Telephone: (650) 463-2633
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